JOHN MORRIS (1810-1886), English geologist and palaeontologist, was born at Homerton, London, on the 19th of February 1810.
1694), the investigator of Polyps and the opponent of Marsigli and Reaumur, who held them to be plants; Woodward, the palaeontologist (1665-1722) - not to speak of others of less importance.
KARL DIETRICH EBERHARD KOENIG (1774-1851), German palaeontologist, was born at Brunswick in 1774, and was educated at Gottingen.
Matthew, an American palaeontologist, considers himself provisionally justified in so extending it as to include all mammals.
The evolution of the modern Echinoidea from their Palaeozoic ancestors is also well understood, but in this case the ancestral form to which the palaeontologist is led does not at first sight present many resemblances to the Pelmatozoa.